Who Is Mike Pence?

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Vice President Mike Pence reacts during an immigration and naturalization ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House grounds, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Vice President Mike Pence reacts during an immigration and naturalization ceremony in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House grounds, Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Guest: Tom LoBianco

President Trump’s large personality tends to overshadow the other members of his cabinet, leaving the public guessing about the lives and minds of those who serve under him. Among them is Mike Pence who’s mildness and religiosity  is seen as a direct contrast to the President’s self-aggrandizing and salacious behavior. Reporter TOM LoBIANCO has been covering the Vice President since he served as Governor of Indiana, and has just published a thorough accounting of Pence’s life story, as well as his relationship with the President, called Piety and Power. He joins guest host Tracey Matisak to talk about how Pence’s backstory and family have affected his perspective and decision to so strongly attach himself to the most polarizing President in modern history.

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